No more than usual.
You are okay, right?
Hm? Yes, I am. Why— Do I seem not okay?
Or maybe those three years of Divination would have finally started paying off.
No, not on a Sunday.
Maybe. Yes, maybe. Have you been drinking lots of tea?
Oh, right. It is a Sunday.
Interesting. What happened?
Well, when I was little I didn’t really understand when it was okay to ask questions about things, so I think a lot of people thought I was strange and I don’t think they ever really understood what I was on about. People liked throwing sand in my face. So when I got older I sort of kept quiet and didn’t ask about things very often, so I just had to worry about them instead. Also, my sister doesn’t really like telling me when she’s upset but I can always tell, so I worry about that, too. And I think a lot of people like to keep important things to themselves and that can hurt themselves and I don’t want anyone to get hurt. Also, with the state of the world right now, I think a lot of people our age are sort of in denial about things, but I’m not really, and that gives me a lot to worry about. I never really was given the chance to be in denial, honestly, this whole… Dark wizards thing hit me in the face when I was five years old.
Mostly I’ve just been surrounded by people who keep things to themselves for most of my life, because I think that’s rather normal, and because I’m sometimes afraid to ask people too many questions I worry more than I did when I was little, when I just asked questions without hesitation.
I don’t know. I’ve sort of always been like that. I mean, I wasn’t as much when I was growing up.
Don’t worry about it, kid.
I don’t know. It isn’t me.
The should get recognition.
Maybe it’s all the professors.
Hi. I wasn’t expecting to see you today.
This is a nice surprise.
Yeah. I didn’t tell you or anything so it would be sort of funny if you somehow expected it.
I’m glad, because I was worried you’d be busy or something.